What Happened on August 23, 1976

Historical Events

  • Heavy earthquake strikes China, 1,000s die

Famous Birthdays

  • Kate Sobrero, American soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
  • Scott Caan, American actor, born in Los Angeles, California
1976 Highlights

About August 23, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Don't Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John & Kiki Dee
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John & Kiki Dee